Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Heidi Givens

Questions to ponder about how best to educate deaf and hard-of-hearing students

I spent Christmas Break catching up on some professional reading. Yes, I am an incessant learner. There are so many advances in our field...
Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year Allison Hunt reviews for a final exam with students in her AP Human Geography class at DuPont Manual High School (Jefferson County). Photo by Amy Wallot, Dec. 17, 2012

Human Geography is essential to understanding our world

What is Human Geography? That is a question I am frequently asked when I tell people that I teach Advanced Placement Human Geography. I...
Elementary School Teacher of the Year Heidi Givens works with 7th-grade students RayAnna Hutchins and Nycheala Smith on reading skills at College View Elementary School (Daviess County). Photo by Amy Wallot, Nov. 27, 2012

Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year ‘paying it forward’

Compassion, the concern over another person's well-being, is a character trait all teachers hope to instill in students. We give of ourselves every day,...
Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson

Close the Deal helping students map college, career course

Starr Roberts is just the kind of smart young woman you’d want as a friend, a neighbor, or a coworker.  She’s a senior at...